Our Team

Learn more about the expert coaches who make up our athlete performance and sports science teams.

Learn more about the expert coaches who make up our athlete performance and sports science teams.

Narisco Valencia

Sr. Performance Coach
Narciso served as the Assistant Coach of Strength and Conditioning at the University of Maryland before joining the ATH staff. At Maryland he created and implemented the strength and conditioning programs for women’s soc...
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Chris Slocum

Sr. Performance Coach
Before joining the ATH staff, Chris Slocum was a member of the Ohio State University sportS? performance staff where he worked with athletes across many sports in the Ohio State athletic department. Chris played collegia...
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Laura Hutchinson

Performance Coach
Lauren Hutchinson, a former Division 1 collegiate student-athlete, is from Kennesaw, Georgia. Lauren graduated from Samford University with a degree in Sports Administration and minor in Business. She received her Master...
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Brett Parker

Performance Coach
Brett Parker is a former student-athlete from Richmond, Texas. He attended Foster High School. As a defensive back at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Brett started for a team that won 5 consecutive conference champ...
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Lexington Turner

Performance Coach
Lexington Turner is a Houston native who grew up in the city of Stafford, TX. He graduated with a degree in Kinesiology Fitness and Sport from the University of Houston. While at school, he was a member of the track and ...
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Blaine Schmidt

Performance Coach
Blaine Schmidt, a former Division II collegiate, student-athlete, is from Gettysburg, South Dakota. Blaine graduated with Honors from Northern State University with a degree in Human Performance and Fitness and minor in ...
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Melodie Johnson

Performance Consultant
Melodie Johnson is a former Division 1 collegiate athlete and graduate of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. She was a starter for the Demons soccer team as a freshman and sophomore before injuries...
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Amanda Rivas

Performance Consultant
Amanda Rivas is a Houston, Texas native.  She earned her bachelor’s in sport management and a minor in business administration from Texas A&M University.  Amanda served as the Director for Salsa Fusion Latin Dance Co...
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